Summary: Swedish national figure-skating champion known as "The Flame of Sweden" who was called the greatest Swedish woman athlete of all time by the Swedish Sportswriter Association, who refused to salute Adolf Hitler when she was awarded a bronze medal in the 1936 Olympics, and who had a well-known and longstanding feud with Norwegian Olympic skater Sonja Henie.
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Born: August 25, 1911
Died: January 15, 2003
Location: Corona del Mar, California